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Fall Preseason Friendlies

The Fall Preseason Friendlies is a perfect tournament to kick off your season and get an early look at your team in a stress free environment. It is and approved tournament of the Illinois Youth Soccer Association which will take place on August 26th-28th 2022 in Libertyville, IL. The tournament is open to all youth soccer clubs and teams who wish to participate in a competitive pre-season style event in preparation for the upcoming Fall Season.

TEAM AND AGE GROUP STRUCTURE

Age Groups

# of Players

Roster Sizes

Referee

Games

Cost per team

 

11U (2012s)

9 v 9

max roster of 16

2 man

60 mins

$675 per team

12U (2011s)

9 v 9

max roster of 16

2 man

60 mins

$675 per team

13U (2010s)

11 v 11

max roster of 18

3 man

70 mins

$725 per team

14U (2009s)

11 v 11

max roster of 18

3 man

70 mins

$725 per team

15U (2008s)

11 v 11

max roster of 22*

3 man

80 mins

$750 per team

16U (2007s)

11 v 11

max roster of 22*

3 man

80 mins

$750 per team

17U (2006s)

11 v 11

max roster of 22*

3 man

80 mins

$750 per team

18U-19U(05/04s)

11 v 11

max roster of 22*

3 man

80 mins

$750 per team

*U15-U19 High School Girls – maximum of 22 players (only 18 are allowed to dress for any one game).


Click Here to Apply

Questions: Email Stephen at tournamentdirector@glsa.org.

TEAM PARTICIPATION, REFEREE SYSTEMS AND GUEST PLAYERS
The team or teams must be entered for competition in a league affiliated with the USSF or US CLUB and be sanctioned by the appropriate State or National Association. Prior to competition, teams must present proof of affiliation and permission to travel (out of state teams). Validated, laminated State player passes, as well as parental medical release forms, are required for all players participating in the tournament. Teams are allowed 3 passed coaches on bench. Each coach in the bench area must be licensed and hold the appropriate pass, and is responsible for his/her team and spectators at each game. Any team not having a passed coach at the beginning of the game will have until the end of halftime to provide a passed coach or the game at hand will be forfeited (see Forfeit section for impact of forfeiting a game). A maximum of three guest players is allowed (players from same club are not considered guest players). Teams need no prior approval for guest players. Forms for guest players can be attained through state association. Questions regarding guest players should be directed to the Tournament Director.

APPLICATION PROCESS
If you wish to participate in the FALL PRESEASON FRIENDLIES, please complete the online application in its entirety and complete payment (US currency). The application must be completed online by August 5,  2022, and the tournament fee paid by Aug 5th, 2022. Fees can be paid either online with a credit card (additional processing fee applies) or by mailing in a check.

Please make all checks payable to Greater Libertyville Soccer Association:
Mailing Address:
Greater Libertyville Soccer Association
Attn: Tournament Director
30080 Technology Way
Libertyville, IL 60048

HOTEL POLICY
Please note this is a Stay to Play Event for non-local teams. As a condition of acceptance, all non-local attendees are expected to utilize official event hotels, TRAVELING TEAMS (click link on right). Upon registration and confirmation of acceptance, and email with official event hotel information will be sent to team managers. All hotels provide rooms with 2 beds (or King and pullout sleeper) and are convenient to fields and dining. Please note that no room type guarantee is available.

FACILITY PARKING FEES
There are no parking fees for this event at the Libertyville Township Soccer Complex.

TEAM CHECK-IN
All teams will be required to submit their paperwork to the GLSA office. This in Once submitted, paperwork will be reviewed and accepted/rejected. Please contact gwessel@glsa.org with your team name and age group if you need to update your paperwork. Click on the Manager Checklist for full details and paperwork required.

PLEASE NOTE – it is highly recommended to check-in on the Friday night.

REFUND POLICY
No refunds will be made unless the tournament is cancelled, in which case refunds will be disbursed on a pro-rata basis with a full refund if the event is cancelled before it starts. If the tournament is cancelled due to an “act of nature”, the tournament will retain 25% of the team entry fee. The Tournament Committee reserves the right to decide all matters pertaining to the tournament, and the judgment is final.